Machu Picchu and Cusco Tour 3 Days

cusco main square and main catedral.

ENJOY WONDERFULL 3 DAYS TOUR TO MACHU PICCHU EXPLORING CUSCO CITY TOUR, FULL SACRED VALLEY TOUR WITH SALT MINES AND MORAY FOR ONCE IN YOUR LIFE TIME.

We are direct local tour operator which offers an unforgettable and personalized experience while your vacations in our lovely Cusco, and of course it will be a pleasure to greet you.Our city amaze all of our visitors’ due that it remains its Inca stone carved architecture and also due to its colonial architecture which has more than 600 years old! Every street, corner and square keeps so much culture and history that fills us with ideas of what kind of men lived in this ancient town that still nowadays keeps its history

Now, we would like to present you our magnificent city in 3 Days, visiting the most important Temple of the Inca Empire:

The Qoricancha or Sun Temple which is located in the heart of the city, we will also visit the Inca Fortress and Ceremonial center: Sacsayhuamán situated only 10 minutes away from the city and also many others touristic attractives

Also during the visit to the Sacred Valley of the Incas we will see the Cochahuasi Animal Sanctuary, it is the only zoo which keeps the famous Andean bear of the Machu Picchu Mountain; we will also see the Condor, the second world’s biggest bird, also the puma or wild cat and many other animals.

Along the Sacred Valley visit we will visit Pisaq archaeological site, Pisac local market, Maras Salt Mines, Moray Inca agricultural experimentation center and Ollantaytambo fortress until reaching finally our greatest destination: Machu Picchu.

If any of our visitors are interested in hiking the Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountains, we advise them to book at least with 2 months in advance or at your booking time.

Activities:

Sightseeing, guided visits, culture, history, shopping and more.

What`s included for Machu Picchu and Cusco Tour 3 Days?

  • A1 Private Service
  • Accommodation: 1 night at 2 stars hotel in Cusco.
  • Accommodation: 1 night at 3 stars hotel in Aguas Calientes. If you want to get a 4* or 5* hotel let us know to help you to get one a good one.
  • Entrance Fee Ticket Included: All visited places, archaeological sites, zoo and salt mines.
  • Entrance Fee Ticket Included: Machu Picchu Citadel.
  • Includes: Drinkable water and snacks during the tour.
  • Tour Services Included:  All private transfers during the tours and specified on the itinerary.
  • Tour Services Included: Briefing service 2 or 1 day before your tour by your guide.
  • Tour Services Included: Private walking tour in the Machu Picchu Citadel.
  • Tour Services Included:  Professional English speaker tour guide.
  • Train Tickets:  Round trip Expedition Class for Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes - Ollantaytambo.
  • Transportation: All private transfers during the tours and specified on the itinerary.
  • Transportation: Pick up from Cusco Airport and transfer to your hotel in Cusco (Flight information is required).
  • Transportation: Private transportation from Cusco - Ollantaytambo - Cusco.
  • Transportation: Round trip bus tickets from Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes.

What`s NOT included for Machu Picchu and Cusco Tour 3 Days?

  • Not included: Lunches all days.
  • Not included: Meals not specified on the itinerary.
  • Tips.
Check more information about prices of this service.

Full Itinerary for 3 days tour staring at Cusco City, the complet Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu full day tour.

Day 01: Half Day City tour.

Today we will pick you up from your Cusco hotel at 13:00 pm approx. our professional and experimented guide will lead you in our private transportation to Qoricancha Temple (Sun’s Temple) which you will visit for 1 hour, then you will be transferred by our transport for about 10 minutes to Sacsayhuamán Archaeological center, here your guide will explain you about this ancient Inca fortress in which you will have a panoramic view of Cusco City and appreciate its Puma shape. Afterwards you will board our vehicle for another 10 minutes to the archaeological sites of Tambomachay, Puca Pucara and finally Qenqo. Our services end by 17:30 pm approx. returning to your Cusco hotel.

Includes Professional guide

Accommodation: 2 stars hotel

Maximum Altitude: 3300 m.a.s.l. / 10,800 fts.

Transportation: Touristic Minivan

Climate: Sunny during dry season. Cold, windy and cloudy during rainy season.

Day 02: Full Day Sacred Valley Tour – Aguas Calientes.

Today we will pick you up at 07:30 am from your Cusco hotel and board our transportation, after a 45 minutes ride we will reach Cochahuasi Zoo in which we will see the most exotic animals of Cusco region like llamas, alpacas, bears, pumas, parrots, monkeys, condors, falcons and more. This visit will take 1 hour approx. afterwards we will head to Taray viewpoint to have the most privileged and panoramic Sacred Valley view. Then, we will reach Pisaq archaeological site in which you will have your guided tour.

Later we will board our private transportation and drive to Pisac typical market to better enjoy the handmade textiles which are processed organically. Finalizing this visit, we will head towards Urubamba (Sacred Valley’s Capital) here we will have our lunch which we recommend to choose the buffet option.

Following lunch, we will visit the natural salt mines of Salineras, the Inca agricultural experimentation center: Moray and finally we will finish this amazing tour in Ollantaytambo archaeological site. We will have dinner in this lovely town.

After dinner, we will board the expedition train to Aguas Calientes arriving by 20:30 pm approx. upon your arrival you will be accommodated in a 2 stars hotel.

Includes professional guide services.

Accommodation: 2 stars hotel

Maximum altitude: 3300 m.a.s.l. /10800 fts. in Cusco

Minimum altitude: 2000 m.a.s.l / 6600 fts in Aguas Calientes

Transportation: Touristic Minivan and Expedition train

Climate: Sunny during dry season. Cold, windy and cloudy and rain during rainy season.

Day 03: Aguas Calientes – Machu Pichu – Cusco.

Today we will pick you up very early in the morning in order to have the opportunity to visit the Machu Picchu citadel without the crowds and take the postal photo, also if we have a good weather we will have the opportunity to appreciate the sunrise at Machu Picchu. Our visitors will have a 2 hours private tour provided by our professional guide, you will be explained about the ancient Inca civilization and the citadel itself. Once you had finished the tour, you will have the chance to hike Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountains (request tickets at booking time)

Once you had concluded your visit to this impressive archaeological site, you will board the bus down back to Aguas Calientes and from here direct to the train station accordingly to your train schedule. Board the train back to Ollantaytambo train station, upon your arrival our transfer will be awaiting for you holding a pancart with our company’s logo and take our return transportation back to your Cusco hotel.

End of our services.

Includes professional guide services.

Accommodation: 2 stars hotel

Maximum Altitude: 3300 m.a.s.l. / 10,800 fts. in Cusco

Minimum Altitude: 2000 m.a.s.l. / 6600 fts. in Aguas Calientes

Transportation: Bus, Expedition train, Touristic minivan

Climate: Sunny during dry season. Cold, windy and cloudy during rainy season.

The Machu Picchu and Cusco Tour 3 Days service is available only by group service (from 2 persons). Then, we need minimum 2 persons to open this service for you.

Prices for Machu Picchu and Cusco Tour 3 Days - Group Service

  • Our price: USD $ 550.00 per person for 2 people.
  • Our price: USD $ 530.00 per person for 3 people.
  • Our price: USD $ 500.00 per person for 4 people or more. The best price!

What we included for this price?

  • A1 Private Service
  • Accommodation: 1 night at 2 stars hotel in Cusco.
  • Accommodation: 1 night at 3 stars hotel in Aguas Calientes. If you want to get a 4* or 5* hotel let us know to help you to get one a good one.
  • Entrance Fee Ticket Included: All visited places, archaeological sites, zoo and salt mines.
  • Entrance Fee Ticket Included: Machu Picchu Citadel.
  • Includes: Drinkable water and snacks during the tour.
  • Tour Services Included:  All private transfers during the tours and specified on the itinerary.
  • Tour Services Included: Briefing service 2 or 1 day before your tour by your guide.
  • Tour Services Included: Private walking tour in the Machu Picchu Citadel.
  • Tour Services Included:  Professional English speaker tour guide.
  • Train Tickets:  Round trip Expedition Class for Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes - Ollantaytambo.
  • Transportation: All private transfers during the tours and specified on the itinerary.
  • Transportation: Pick up from Cusco Airport and transfer to your hotel in Cusco (Flight information is required).
  • Transportation: Private transportation from Cusco - Ollantaytambo - Cusco.
  • Transportation: Round trip bus tickets from Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes.
Check more information about inclusions of this service.

Optional Extras with additional fee

Students discounts

  • Children from age of 2 to 12 they get discount USD$ 20.00 off
  • Children from the age of 0 to 2 they are free.
  • Students from 12 to 17 years old, they get discount USD $20.00 off.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR YOUR TOUR

Have a look carefully the next information; it will help you answer any of your questions about our service and tours in Cusco and Machu Picchu.

WELCOME TO CUSCO

You will be welcomed at Cusco airport and we drive you to your hotel, please send us the information about flight details at least 14 days prior to your trek or tour. Look out for our representative holding an KENKO ADVENTURES logo at the arrival terminal. It can be done on any date that is best suited to you!

THE BRIEFING

We use to visit at your hotel 6 pm or if you prefer during the day 9am to 1pm or 3pm to 5pm, please you could send us an email with details to get your briefing time Will be ready any time for our clients.

CAN I STORE MY LUGGAGE AT YOUR OFFICE?

Of course! During the Cusco Machu Picchu Tour your main luggage can be store at our office or at your hotel, both are for free. Please don´t pack anything you will need for your hike.

HOW TO BOOK THE TOUR?

FIRST, to book our day tours and Machu Picchu Tours, we need you to fill out our booking form with your personal information by clicking on BOOK NOW.

Please be ready with the next information (FROM EACH PARTICIPANT in your group).  We cannot purchase an entrance to Machu Picchu or the train without the following information:

Personal information (your full name, exactly as on your passport):

Gender

Passport number

D.OB. (dd / mm / yyyy)

Nationality

SECOND, we require a deposit of US $ 300.00 per person in order to purchase your entrance to Machu Picchu and train ticket.  You can make you deposit by  PAYPAL Online. or 

you can do a deposit in our Bank account at Interbank.

Bank account number: 420-3107104602.

WHAT ABOUT THE BALANCE?

It could be greatly appreciated if our clients pay in cash at your briefing time in the hotel (US dollars or Peruvian soles) here in Cusco. We have many cash machines in the historical center to withdraw money.  You can also pay by PAYPAL online.

HOW DO I QUALIFY FOR THE STUDENT DISCOUNT?

According to our government Laws you must be under 18 years of age at the time of your trek, tour, or visit to Machu Picchu (students 18 & above need ISIC cards). For example, if you book a trek at the age of 17 but you turn 18 before you do your trek, you do not qualify for a student discount.

 students from 12 to 17 years old, they get discount of $20.

 children from age of 2 to 12 they get discount of $20.

children from the age of 0 to 2 they are free.

All students must send a copy of their passport at booking time to get the discount.

We need a copy at info@kenkoadventures.com.

HOW DO I GET THE STUDENT ISIC CARD DISCOUNT?

The ISIC Student can get Discount of US$ 20.

You must have a valid current internationally accepted ISIC card in your name.

They could apply for the ISIC Card at https://www.isic.org/

You must provide a copy of your ISIC card at your booking time.

Send us a copy at info@kenkoadventures.com.

MAY I CHANGE THE DEPARTURE DATE AFTER THE TICKETS HAVE BEEN BOUGHT?

 “No”. Once the tickets have been bought the government does not allow any changes, so we can’t change any departure date. Tickets are not transferable nor refundable unfortunately.

*** If you cancel your Cusco Machu Picchu Tour, the deposit is not refundable at all!

DO I NEED MY ORIGINAL PASSPORT FOR THE CUSCO MACHU PICCHU TOUR?

Yes, you have to get your original passport and it is very important and it have to be the same passport number that you sent to us at book time, and also train ticket, other entrances and reservations Will have the same document. The rangers will check when you enter Machu Picchu. The train company will also check your passport before to board you’re the train.

In case you are changing your Passport or you lost and you get a new one, go ahead and send us your new passport information to secure your permit, and we can change it and when you get to our country no surprises and everything Will be fine.

HOW IS THE CLIMATE IN CUSCO?

The climate in our country is very variant and does not consider the normal 4 seasons. Here, in just one day we can see all of the seasons! And this is why we recommend our visitors to be prepared for any occasion, either for rain or sunny days.

A very important factor which alter our world is global warming, which has evolved into a high risky contributor due to the glaciers melting in Peruvian Andes, and it also affect the normal development of our weather.

Nonetheless, something that is very marked in our country and in some cities here in the Andes is that we only have 2 main seasons during the year:

Dry Season: We consider the dry season from the end of April until the end of September, in this period the first rains will start. For this reason, this is the best time to visit our region and our amazing Machu Picchu and also avoid any inconveniences.

Rainy Season: This season starts on October until the end of April approximately, so during this time it is advised to all of our visitors to pack their belongings into waterproof bags, as in our region it can be sunny the first 2 hours and then have a heavy rain.

We know that there are extreme climates worldwide, but this must not stop us from our longing and desire to explore the world, to discover marvelous cultures and interact with them. Be welcomed to Perú and Machu Picchu.

Huayna Picchu Mountain:

This mountain is located inside Machu Picchu Archaeological Park, which is located at 300 meters more than Machu Picchu Inca Citadel; here it takes approximately just 45 minutes hiking up and other 45 minutes hiking down. This Mountain conserves some archaeological remains as the Moon Temple and other precincts that are interconnected with authentic trails, steps, tunnels and natural formatted caves which made the view more interesting. Without any doubt, this is one of the best attractions of Machu Picchu; the Huayna Picchu Mountain offers a 360 grades view and a stunning view of Machu Picchu Inca Citadel, Machu Picchu
Mountain and the famous Sun Gate (Inti Punku). Currently our government through Ministry of Culture, maintain the visitors income controlled per day, only 400 tickets are offered per day and divided in 2 groups of 200 each. The first schedule starts from 7:00 to 08:00 am and the second from 10:00 to 11:00 am, for this reason its demand is growing day by day and if any of our visitors is interested in this hike, then it is necessary to make a booking at least with 3 months in advance in order to guarantee their visit to this extraordinary place.

Machu Picchu Mountain:

This mountain is located inside the park as well, and is only 1:20 hrs away hiking by your own. Once you reach the summit, you will take impressive photos with panoramic views of the entire valley in which is situated Machu Picchu inca citadel, you will also have impressive views of the Andes Mountain range and the glaciers that protect this unique ecosystem.

The demand to obtain permits for this hike is quickly growing up, for this we advise a minimum of 2 months in advance to book the tickets, as there is a limit for visitors per day to experience this amazing hike. This hike has 2 schedules, the first from 07:00 am to 08:00 am and the second from 09:00 am to 10:00 am with a limit of 200 people per group.

NOTE: Kenko Adventures guarantees the visit to these attractions in any of our tours if you make the booking early enough in advance.

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